Villa Riva Samui

Spotlight: Villa Riva Samui

No luxury is impossible at the splendid Villa Riva Samui, for this seven bedroom villa is built to impress. A stay here means that you’ll have access to a private cove and beach, stunning views overlooking the bay, pretty flowering gardens and…

Samui Night Market

A Traveller’s Guide to Samui’s Night Markets

Where can you find tasty local fare, fun, a lively crowd, music acts and myriad shopping goods at one spot? At the night markets in Samui, of course! Don’t know what to expect, or where to go to grab the best eats…

Must-See Temples in Samui

Striking gold Buddha statues, life-like carvings, beautifully drawn frescoes, traditional architectural features. a mummified monk – you’ll find all of these, and more at these must-see temples in Samui: Wat Phra Yai, Big Buddha Beach Also known as Big Buddha Temple,…

A Thai Cultural Exploration: 4 Festivals in Samui

From splashing innocent passerbys with buckets of ice-cold water, to floating out miniature boats containing twinkling candles, the celebration of local festivals in Samui are fascinating affairs presenting an intriguing glimpse into the culture of the Thais. Keep your eyes peeled…

Traditional Thai Food

Fine Feasting: 4 Cultural Restaurants in Samui

Tantalise your tastebuds with the exotic tastes of authentic Thai fare – your palate will get a workout as it experience sweet, sour, savoury and spicy flavours all in one mouthful. A cultural experience is not limited to food and cuisines,…

Villa Lotus Ko Samui

Spotlight: Villa Lotus

Need a holiday home for a large party? A stay at the six bedroom Villa Lotus ensures that there is ample space for all. During the day, bask under the sun in the expansive grounds of the beachfront villa; recline upon the sun…

Cuisine & Culture: 5 Culinary Experiences in Samui

Can you truly discover the culture of a place and its people, without a deep understanding of its local cuisines? Cuisine and culture – these two go hand in hand, so what better way to undergo a cultural immersion, than to…

Tastes of Thai: 11 Must-try Foods in Samui

In between visits to the fascinating tourist sites and paradisiacal coasts of Samui, you may want to take a breather. Sit back and relax with some of the best coffees on the island, or refuel with a hearty meal in…